Ridley Scott's Prometheus (spoilers within) Page 108

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  • Trowel 25 Mar 2014 20:52:54 17,796 posts
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    "Prometheus 2: Don't Worry, This Time Everything Will Make Sense" (working title) set for March 2016 release. Michael Green hired to rewrite the initial screenplay, now with added sideways motion.

    http://www.thewrap.com/prometheus-2-lands-green-lantern-writer-may-feature-multiple-michael-fassbenders-exclusive/
  • bad09 25 Mar 2014 21:12:34 5,954 posts
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    Well it can't be any worse the the first one.

    I'll probably watch it for a giggle to see if they lower the bar anymore and to be honest the first was worth at least one watch for the eye candy if nothing else.

    The bar is so low now I can't get disappointed with 2 and 3 (if 3 happens of course), hell after the initial disappointment even the first became quite a funny to watch for how bad it is. I saw it again a few months ago and was just laughing through most of it. without getting into again I really cannot see how anyone can say it was a good film with a straight face.

    Edited by bad09 at 21:16:24 25-03-2014
  • Furtive_Pygmy 25 Mar 2014 21:28:28 976 posts
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    @bad09

    Funniest film I saw in 2012.
  • bad09 25 Mar 2014 21:36:19 5,954 posts
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    @Furtive_Pygmy

    Yeah, first time I was too angry at how bad it was but the repeat viewing it just made me laugh constantly.
  • neilka 25 Mar 2014 21:38:14 16,101 posts
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    I see no reason why a 77 year old man can't make a good science fiction film.

    Lastly, I am gay, disabled, and a liberal.

  • sega 25 Mar 2014 21:43:15 890 posts
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    Yes Prometheus 2! I've got my ticket already!
  • JiveHound 25 Mar 2014 22:00:46 2,472 posts
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    Oh. God.

    They're doing another one.

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  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2014 22:01:15 18,458 posts
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    lol rewritten already. I refuse to watch this film unless it has at least two re-writes before filming starts, and three re-cuts before it hits the cinema.
  • Trowel 25 Mar 2014 22:09:26 17,796 posts
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    It's common for screenplays to be rewritten - Hitchock did it all the time: Rebecca, Psycho, Alien 3...
  • Bremenacht 25 Mar 2014 22:14:32 18,458 posts
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    Yes, but I didn't know about them, so that's Ok!
  • FWB 25 Mar 2014 22:18:36 44,664 posts
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    Cool. Yep, I liked Prometheus. I liked Alien 3 too.
  • Tomo 25 Mar 2014 22:23:44 13,926 posts
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    Can't wait for Prometheus 2. Fucking loved the first film, warts and all.
  • JoeBlade 26 Mar 2014 03:55:06 2,561 posts
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    Yay, internet shitstorm ahoy! (I liked the first one, try that on for size) :D

    Doesn't seem like the sort of flick that warrants a sequel though. Ties into a well-known trilogy (yes, trilogy, THERE ARE ONLY THREE ALIEN FILMS, WORLD) and Prometheus' plot was rather definitive.
  • TarickStonefire 26 Mar 2014 05:53:39 3,128 posts
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    JoeBlade wrote:
    Yay, internet shitstorm ahoy! (I liked the first one, try that on for size) :D

    Doesn't seem like the sort of flick that warrants a sequel though. Ties into a well-known trilogy (yes, trilogy, THERE ARE ONLY THREE ALIEN FILMS, WORLD) and Prometheus' plot was rather definitive.
    Definitive? It defined very little, and the ending was custom made to be wide open for a sequel.

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  • kalel 26 Mar 2014 07:24:26 87,910 posts
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    Surely the real concern here is the Bladerunner film?
  • Deckard1 26 Mar 2014 07:32:37 28,244 posts
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    If the rumours about them getting Harrison Ford back for it, then it's possibly the worst idea out of all the stupid ideas that have been made in film recently.

    At least this guy wrote The Green Lantern though. He's obviously very talented.

    Edited by Deckard1 at 07:39:55 26-03-2014
  • mcmonkeyplc 26 Mar 2014 07:33:30 39,458 posts
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    I liked the first one despite its shitness. So yeah I am looking forward to seeing this. It would help if it made more sense though. :)

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Furtive_Pygmy 26 Mar 2014 07:34:13 976 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Surely the real concern here is the Bladerunner film?
    I was not aware of this, but now I am concerned,

    Edited by Furtive_Pygmy at 07:34:19 26-03-2014
  • CosmicFuzz 26 Mar 2014 07:46:53 24,562 posts
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    Wasn't there some kind of fan theory that they were both set in the same universe?

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  • atomicjuicer 26 Mar 2014 07:54:38 305 posts
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    Loved Prometheus!

    Am considering upgrading my big screen to 3d just for it.

    Not sure about a sequel to be honest but if its anything near the quality of the first I might give it a look.
  • Tomo 26 Mar 2014 08:32:09 13,926 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Surely the real concern here is the Bladerunner film?
    I'm just quietly ignoring this development.
  • spindizzy 26 Mar 2014 08:57:57 6,532 posts
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    I've just read this page with my mouth open - people liked the first film? People thought it was definitive? Holy shit. I mean, it was beautiful, but the plot, writing and acting were all absolute crap... I tried to like it. I really really tried but it was just so awful.
  • beastmaster 26 Mar 2014 08:59:49 11,448 posts
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    Especially as there's talk of casting Katy Perry in the role of Rachael.

    The Resident Evil films. I'm one of the reasons they keep making them.

  • nickthegun 26 Mar 2014 09:05:03 60,135 posts
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    I watched it again after the week long aliens saga in the 100% thread and I do stand by the fact that its actually pretty good and is *easily* the third best alien movie.

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  • kalel 26 Mar 2014 09:05:52 87,910 posts
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    I like it loads.
  • nickthegun 26 Mar 2014 09:10:46 60,135 posts
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    Yeah, it got far more right than it got wrong, its just that what it got wrong was a really visible, easy target.

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  • sega 26 Mar 2014 09:13:33 890 posts
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    I love how Prometheus angers people so much. More so than a film like AVP or Resident Evil. In fact, if you say you liked AVP or Resident Evil you wouldn't hear much about it, but say you like Prometheus and it brings out the crazies. I've honestly never seen anything like it before.

    Personally speaking, Prometheus is my favourite film in the series after Alien. That statement, which is true, will now result in people trying to convince me otherwise. That's fine - I'll never change my mind.
  • Buztafen 26 Mar 2014 09:34:35 16,262 posts
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    People who think Prometheus is the 'worst film evar!' clearly haven't seen enough truly bad films.
  • askew 26 Mar 2014 09:36:47 12,323 posts
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    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    Wasn't there some kind of fan theory that they were both set in the same universe?
    I thought that was Ridley's doing... he'd made mention of something prior to the release.
  • Deckard1 26 Mar 2014 09:38:59 28,244 posts
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    I've said it before, but the reason I dislike it so much is because its so close to being amazing, but a few stupid ideas with the script and some awful casting decisions just ruin it.
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